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Medicine For Phenylephrine Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I take the antihistamine cetirizine but a allergies have turned into a bit of a cold. Can I take a medicine that has phenylephrine and acetamenophin.
I am wanted to conceive this month. I am taking allergy medicine of EBASTINE AND PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE. Is it affect my conceive?
Is Loratadine-D & Phenylephrine HCl safe together? I am 37 & on hctz/lisinopril. I took the loaratadine-D thinking it was allergies, but no change.
No, not safe: Either or both can increase blood pressure, you are under treatment for hypertension as well, please arrange to see your pcp or an allergist to adjust your meds, precribe other meds accordingly, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, if you have seen one already and not convinced check a second opinion, it's your right, goodluck ...Read more
Can I take loratadine which is for allergy and acetaminophen, phenylephrine hydrochloride, chlorophniramine maleate for Cold&Flu at the same time?
Yes: But whether it helps that much is a different question. ...Read more
Okay to take a decongestant (400mg guaifenesin + 10mg phenylephrine hcl) while I am doing an allergy patch test? Nose is stuffy, congestion in lungs.
The meds won't: Affect the patch testing. Take care!Get a more detailed answer ›
Tamiflu (oseltamivir): But seriously, just read the label. Don't forget zn tablets. ...Read more
My son is 2 years, 9 months and 35 pounds. Can I give childrens cold medicine containing guafenesin 100mg, dextrmethorphan HBr 5mg, phenylephrine 2.5?
Mgt: At this age I would not advise any over the counter medication. Instead, you son may benefit from nasal saline rinses. This will help to keep the nasal passages clear. ...Read more
If my 13 yr old dtr took a 12 decongespill, when would it be safe for her to take alka seltzer plus cold medicine that contains phenylephrine bitartra?
Does Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu (multi symptom relief) affect birth control (Junel fe 1/20)? The flu medicine has phenylephrine in it.
No: Over the counter cold preparations will not interfere with the function of birth control pills. ...Read more
Can I take Alia seltzer severe sinus and cold while nursing? Medicine contains acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, dextromethropan, phenylephrine
I am strictly breastfeeding my son and came down with a cold. I'm looking for medicine I can take while breastfeeding. Is Rexall Daytime cold/flu ok? It has acetaminophen dextromethorphan and phenylephrine
Can I take amoxycilin clav 875-125mg with common cold medicine acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine to lessen the effects of throat infection?
Antibiotics URI: No interactions between these meds. There is no evidence to support the use of antibiotics in the treatment of the common cold. Antibiotic treatment causes more harm than benefit. Antibiotics should only be used for bacterial pharyngitis (strep throat). The most common causes of pharyngitis are viral agents. Bacterial coinfections may occur. A rapid strep test or culture can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes: Loratadine is an antihistamine (decrease itching, runny nose)and phenylephrine is a decongestant (decrease stuffiness, congestion). Decongestants like phenylephrine may be used for a short duration to relieve congestive symptoms. Need to monitor your blood pressure as it can cause very elevated blood pressures while on this medicine. ...Read more
Phenylephrine: It is safe to combine phenylephrine with Pseudoephedrine generally if you do not have high blood pressure. But, combining the two may increase your pulse, may create palpitations (sensation of heart flipping), or raise your blood pressure. Insomnia may also be associated with using the two together. They are both stimulants that shrink blood vessels. ...Read more
Steroids: I would recommend either Medrol dose-pak or Prednisone 20 mg. Three times a day for 5 days. Prednisone is the ultimate anti-inflammatory drug and the above 2 methods of administration are safe and should relieve rebound congestion. Obviously, stop taking over the counter nasal sprays. If you have nasal congestion, see an ENT doc or an allergist. ...Read more
No: This will not stunt growth.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, at your age: And no cardiac conditions, but not advisable ...Read more
Give it a few hours: It should get better within a few hours. Chloraseptic spray or warm salt water may help. Then, use common sense and don't use the med anymore. In fact over-the-counter nasal sprays are only safe to use for 3-4 days. If you use longer, you can make symptoms worse and get addicted to the spray. If you have persistent symptoms of nasal congestion or sore throat --see your doctor. ...Read more